Wishes Granted

Here are just a few of the over 1,500 wishes Wishes Can Happen has granted over the past 35 years!


Samuel's wish was to go to Disney for a couple of days and then travel to Clearwater, Florida, where he would visit the beach for the first time! From meeting Sesame Street characters to seeing...

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Serenity and her family longed for a vacation together -- anything to forget the constant aches and pains Serenity has to endure day in and day out. Their goal was to just get away and...

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Shae had the perfect Ohio winter wish - GET OUT OF TOWN! She wanted to go somewhere really warm and sunny, so off she went to spend some time in a lovely house with...

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Simon's cancer diagnosis and subsequent treatment certainly changed the plans this teenager had. Designing a gaming computer system helped him, and he counted the hours until it arrived! Because of COVID, some parts...

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Stephanie's wish was for a Senior Trip/Shopping Spree!

Stephanie spent much of her high school years battling Aplastic Anemia. She had looked forward to the fun she would have with her dear friends her senior year....

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Summer absolutely loves animals! If she could go to the zoo every day, she would. So, it only made sense that her wish was to visit the world-famous San Diego Zoo, Safari Park, and Sea...

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Tim is limited in mobility and so his wish was very simple.

It didn’t take him far from home, rather landed him right in his backyard with special equipment so that he can enjoy the...

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Titianna Dreams of Becoming a Model

What's the perfect wish for a teenager who wants to become a model? Shopping and seeing the sights in New York City!

Titianna told us special places she wanted to visit,...

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Born a twin, Torence's battle began at just a couple of months old when a cancerous mass was found. The treatments were long and difficult, and unfortunately caused him to have multiple problems that he...

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Trinity's life makes the local news and touches Justin Bieber's heart

Trinity excelled at so many things – especially school. The brightest of the bright she was. She loved cheerleading.

She loved her many friends at school....

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Tyler and family enjoyed themselves at the Premier White Tail Resort in Ashland. Although Tyler needs round the clock nursing care, Wishes Can Happen was able to arrange this getaway. The accommodations were beautiful...

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What could be better than turning 5? Turning 5 while on your wish! Little Zoe felt like a queen for a week every where she went! With a big send-off from Moana,...

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